Urban Gardening 101: How to make water bottle planters!

HOW TO BECOME AN URBAN GARDENER:

Lesson 1: Recycled Plastic Soda Bottle Planters

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This Summer we teamed up with The Green Space NYC during their month long pop-up shop.

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Step 1: Grab a Soda Bottle

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Step 2: Cut it in Half

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Top should be securely inside the bottom like this (See above)

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Step 3: Drill 4 little holes in the cap. CAUTION: Don’t f’up your table.

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Step 4: Paint the top of your bottle. Roots like dark places.

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Step 5: Place a bit of sponge in the cap and fill with soil.

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Step 6: Place a few seeds about 1/2″ into the soil. READ the back of the seed package.

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Step 7: Cover the hole and say a little prayer. “Dear Mother Earth. Please help my seeds grow into big, strong, healthy plants. Thank you- A. Bernadette”    13728_1180714195278770_7962801788430769717_n

Step 8: If you have a worm- Put it in there.

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Step 9: Place a piece of paper on top in order to help the little guy germinate.lettuce

Step 10: Stand back and let mother nature take over! Oh yeah.. I forgot! Put water in the bottom of the bottle and the little guy will drink all on its own!

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